Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties:
Authorised inspectors have powers to monitor and enforce compliance with the Act. A petroleum authority may be cancelled where a breach of its conditions occurs. Fines may be imposed for offences against the Act.
Review or Appeal Mechanisms:
An appeal may be made to the State Mining Engineer against a decision made by an inspector. A further appeal may be made to the Minister.
Appeals may be about decisions listed in Schedule 1, Table 2 of the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004.